Found July 01, 2011 on PredsOnTheGlass:
The Florida Panthers announced the signing of Marcel Goc to a three-year $5.1 million contract which doubles his $775,000 salary with the Nashville Predators in the 2010-11 season.Goc was limited to 51 games last season due to multiple stretches on injured reserve with a shoulder injury that eventually required surgery. He missed the Preds final 24 games as well as all 12 playoff contests. He scored 9 goals and picked up 15 assists. He was on pace for his best season ever prior to his injury.Florida was working to get to the salary floor with earlier signings of ex-Pred Scottie Upshall, defenseman Ed Jovanovski, and goalie Jose Theodore.More Later..Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass

Will the Predators be recognizable in 2011-12?

It isn’t only the jersey’s that are changing for the Nashville Predators next season. At a Thursday morning press conference at Centennial Sportsplex, site of the Predators prospects development camp, General Manager David Poile told reporters that the Predators were buying JP Dumont out of his contract. As Josh Cooper from the Tennessean tweeted about it from the press conference...

Steve Sullivan signs 1-year deal with Pittsburgh

Unrestricted free agent Steve Sullivan signed a 1 year deal worth 1.5 million with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday afternoon. News of the signing broke over Twitter by Sullivan himself when he wrote he was looking forward to his new start in steel city. Sullivan had been with the Predators since 2003, but missed a season and a half with a back injury.  Upon the Timmons, Ontario...

Panthers Make a Huge Splash

From Harvey Fialkov at the Sun-Sentinel: With $20 million burning a hole in his pocket, Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon wasted no time in reshaping his roster in the most prolific free-agent binge in franchise history Friday afternoon. “It was a great team effort today to help push this franchise in the right direction,” a beaming Tallon said at BankAtlantic Center while...

J.P. Dumont bought out by Preds

One day before free agency commences, GM David Poile and company have opted to buy out the last year of J.P. Dumont’s contract. Here is how the money works out:SalaryCap HitBuyoutSavingsBuyout Cap Hit 2011-12$4 million$4 million$1.3 million$2.67 million$1.3 million 2012-13xx$1.3 million- $1.3 million$1.3 millionDumont, 33, has seen his production and ice-time drop in each of...

Predators swap restricted free agents with Rangers

The Nashville Predators dealt Andreas Thuresson to the New York Rangers in exhange for Brodie Dupont. Dupont finished third in points for the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League with 14 goals and 31 assists for 45 points. The 24 year old finished second on the team in power play goals with 9 tallies. The center is 6’2 and drafted 66th overall in the third round by...

Predators buy out contract of veteran RW Dumont

The Nashville Predators bought out the contract of right wing J.P. Dumont on Thursday. The move makes the veteran Dumont an unrestricted free agent. Dumont, 33, collected nine goals, 10 assists and 16 penalty minutes in 70 games for the Predators last season. The 12-year veteran had a no-move clause in his contract, therefore he didn't need to be place on waivers.

Panthers sign LW Fleischmann to 4-year deal

The Florida Panthers signed left wing Tomas Fleischmann to a four-year contract Friday.The deal is worth $18 million for Fleischmann, who had a combined 12 goals and 19 assists in 45 games with Washington and Colorado last season.The 27-year-old Fleischmann had 23 goals and 28 assists - both career highs - in 69 games with Washington in 2009-10.

Penguins sign Sullivan from Nashville

Winger Steve Sullivan, late of Nashville, has accepted a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Penguins.

POTG Friday Morning Headlines, News, Links, and Commentary

Happy Canada Day!As we head to the opening of this year's free agent period at 11 a.m. CDT this morning, the Nashville Predators are in the midst of the biggest crisis since Jim Balsillie was dispatched back to north of the border in the Summer of 2007.This year's free agent market is one of the worst in years with few quality players and 30 teams with extra money to spend on...

Joel Ward And Roman Hamrlik To The Washington Capitals

Well the Capitals already made a big move when they traded Semyon Varlamov, but they have now added Joel Ward and Roman Hamrlik. Ward signed a four-year/$12 million deal and Hamrlik has signed a two-year/$7 million deal. The Capitals keep struggling when it comes to the playoffs and these two guys give them more of [...]

Capitals ink RW Ward to 3-year pact

The Washington Capitals signed free agent right wing Joel Ward to a four-year contract Friday.Ward, who spent the past three seasons with the Nashville Predators, will earn $12 million for the deal.He had only 10 goals and 19 assists in the regular season, but was sensational in the postseason for Nashville, notching seven goals and six assists in 12 games.

Islanders sign C Reasoner to 2-year deal

The New York Islanders signed veteran center Marty Reasoner to a two-year contract Friday.The deal is worth $2.7 million for the 34-year-old Reasoner, who has missed only five games in the last four seasons.He spent last season with the Florida Panthers, tying his career high with 14 goals to go with 18 assists.
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